Rabbi Elie Abadie comes from a long and distinguished rabbinical lineage dating back to fifteenth century Spain and Provence. Following the expulsion of Jews from Spain and later Provence his family migrated throughout the ages through Italy, the Balkans, Greece, Turkey, Syria, and Lebanon. Rabbi Abadie was born in Beirut Lebanon, and grew up in Mexico City, coming to the United States to attend Yeshiva University. Rabbi Abadie is the founding Rabbi of the Edmond J. Safra Synagogue. He is also the Director of the Jacob E. Safra Institute of Sephardic Studies, at Yeshiva University and is a scholar and college teacher of Sephardic Judaism, history, philosophy, and comparative traditional law. Rabbi Abadie follows in the footsteps of the greatest Jewish scholar and philosopher Moses Maimonides, as he is both a rabbi and a physician. Rabbi Abadie maintains a practice in internal medicine and gastroenterology.
Kenneth S.Abramowitz is a co-founder and Managing General Partner of NGN Capital. Mr. Abramowitz finds inspiration in Wallenberg's heroism, which inspires him on his personal mission, to never let the world forget the vulnerability and unfair treatment of Israel.
Abe Biderman is the Managing Director of Eagle Advisers, Inc. He is the chairman of Shuvu/Return, a network of schools in Israel for Russian immigrants. He has previously chaired the Raoul Wallenberg Congressional Gold Medal Momentum Luncheon.
The Honorable Emil Fish is the Founder and President of the Bardejov Jewish Preservation Committee, which works to preserve and create a memorial to the survivors of the Holocaust in the Jewish Suburbia in Bardejov, Slovakia, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In addition, he owns and operates Fish Construction Co., Inc. and Regency Park Senior Living, Inc. in California. Mr. Fish has also served as President of: Congregation Shaarei Tefila, the Orthodox Union's West Coast Office, and Hillel Hebrew Academy. He also served as a member of the Jewish Community Relations Committee of the Los Angeles Jewish Federation. Mr. Fish, who was born in Bardejov, Slovakia, was caught and sent with his mother and sister to Bergen Belsen Concentration Camp, where he was later liberated in 1945. He immigrated and settled in the United States in 1955. On December 23, 2009, he was appointed with the recommendation of the United States House of Representatives to the Commission to the Preservation of America's Heritage Abroad by President Obama. As part of his responsibilities as Commissioner, Mr. Fish completed the restoration of significant Jewish properties, including the cemetery at Bardejov. He is now embarking on a campaign to erect a memorial for the Bardejov Jews who were killed in the Holocaust.
The Honorable Charles Freeman is a Managing Director at Brevet Capital and it subsidiary FCS Advisors and has been in the government and banking industry since 1986. He served as the White House appointed head of the Federal Small Business Administration for New York, New Jersey, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. He then was President /CEO of Pilgrim State Bank in New Jersey. In 1994 he founded and was CEO of Commercial Capital Corporation, a commercial finance company, which operated in 20 states and originated nearly $400 million in loans to businesses. Freeman has long been involved in civic and political activities including serving as a Trustee of the Citizens Budget Commission and a Director of the City University of New York Television Network Foundation. He has also been a Trustee of Congregation Emanuel of the City of New York.
Ezra Friedlander is the CEO of The Friedlander Group, a government relations lobbying firm. The Raoul Wallenberg Centennial Celebration Commission is an effort spearheaded by The Friedlander group. 
Leon Goldenberg of Brooklyn, NY, was born to Holocaust survivors. Mr. Goldenberg has made it his mission to educate people on Raoul Wallenberg's heroism in memory of his siblings who were murdered in the Holocaust.
Sidney Greenberger is CEO of AristaCare. Mr. Greenberger, who hails from a prominent Hungarian family, has passionately advocated for the passage of the legislation awarding Raoul Wallenberg with the Congressional Gold Medal.
William Nussen is the President of Designs By FMC. Mr. Nussen is involved in various charitable organizations, including RCCS, and is a prominent advocate for at-risks teens.
Peter Rebenwurzel New York City Real Estate executive and board member of Maimonides Medical Center, was born in Budapest to a family closely connected with Raoul Wallenberg. His late father provided provisions to the Jews in the Budapest Ghetto. His father-in-law was directly saved by Raoul Wallenberg. Mr. Rebenwurzel is a tireless advocate on behalf of the Wallenberg Commission.
Stanley Treitel is a prominent member of the Los Angeles community. He has played a major role in many political and charitable endeavors. He has advised countless officials on the United States’ relationship with Israel. He has organized the Jerusalem Conference in Washington, D.C.